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of opportunity to drill down deeper. introducing craig fugate is a challenge. the federal emergency management agency sent the people don't care about except when that's the only thing they hear about. you don't hear about them, but when a disaster strikes they are front and center in the news the federal perception is a roller coaster ride. after katrina was subject to a lot of criticism. the last four years, fema is stand in an appreciation and has risen dramatic way. it has gained a level of respect that i think it's absolutely essential and reflects the fact that leadership is really given a lot of preparations so when disaster strikes, fema is ready. not just a thought, but its relationships with different levels of government and that is due in very large part to the leadership that craig fugate has brought to fema. his background is interesting. he began as a volunteer firefighter and emergency paramedic. now if any of you have had an opportunity to interact with volunteer firefighters and paramedics come you know these are some of the very best people in our society. i happen to know s
is going to be margarita and then craig fugate, and after they have both given their remarks, i will gather up your questions, and i'll come up to the podium and ask them some of your questions. we will begin with margarita, the united nations assistant secretary for disaster risk reduction. she has 30 years experience in the field, humanitarian relief, institution building. she has dealt with more disasters of more types, not just environmental, but broadly humanitarian disasters and more than probably anybody else. she has great perspective so if you will come to the podium and when she is finished, i will briefly introduce mr. fugate, and then we'll have his remarks and take questions. thank you. [applause] >> good morning. i must say that i'm really honored and very impressed to have been asked to come and speak to this audience. i know you are a powerful group of scientists. i think a lot of students here today as well, and so we have both the advantage of the crude wisdom and hope for the future here today. the one idea that petermented to come up with after three days work is let it
] [applause] on the fcc agenda. in an hour, the head of fema craig fugate because of budget constraints states should not expect significant federal aid after the disaster. the head of the federal reserve bank of dallas on what to do about institutions considered too big to fail. in the morning former senators kent and jeff discuss the debt and deficit reduction. at 1:00 p.m. eastern the national immigration forum hold a news conference focusing on immigration legislation. speaker scheduled to include tom of the u.s. chamber of commerce and carlos. >>> he had been talking about this dream he had. he talked about it for years. the american dream then it become his dream. america will someday realize the principles and the decoration of independence. inhe was inspired by the moment. sunday on after wards he recalls the journey of the civil rights activist participating in the march on washington. part of three dais of booktv this weekend monday featuring authors and books on the inauguration, president obama, and martin luther king, jr. >>> now a look at the agenda for the security and exchange
to report that craig lewis and his fine staff in our economic analysis division have completed the rigorous study of economic analysis that a bipartisan majority of commissioners have long ago asked for in advance of new rulemaking. we are currently working with economic analysis staff in the division of investment management to shape it perform proposal based on that economic analysis. separately, i am encouraged by chairman walter's commitment, even as we continue to implement this on every day issues that affect investors must. in the coming months, i look forward to working together to address the commissioners priorities. the short-term priorities such as the long-overdue amendment of the commission's capital and the customer protection was and longer-term engaging in a thorough evaluation of market structure issues. last done in a conference of manner and the commissions market report back in 1994. all of the recent talk of gridlock in a divided commission, i believe that notwithstanding our party and policy differences, this commission is fully united in its desire to carry out the c
's happening here in the u.s., but it is even more acute issue in poor countries around the world. so craig, you've got the microphone in hand so why don't you answer first and then hands the microphone to margareta. >> i think the challenge is, particularly as you see what's going on right now with the funding for sandy, a used to be the assumption of the united states is a big disaster happened it was always easy to get money after the fact. it was almost impossible to get money prior to event occurring. that's not the case anymore. even getting money after a disaster, given the current budget climate is extremely difficult. so i think, again, it comes back to the preponderance of these decisions over time are made at the local level. yet almost everything we're targeting is a national policy. the united states federal policy doesn't dictate a lot of it. we basically use incentives and disincentives through taxes and great fun. but we're real decisions get made is at the local level. what i'm trying to get our flood insurance folks to look at is we've got to quit selling mitigation as a g
craig fugate, the lessons will focus on hurricane katrina, the ongoing drought and earthquake in japan on c-span 3 at 8:30 eastern. on c-span 2 at 9:00 a.m. eastern, a brookings institution conference on innovation and the economy. panelists in the day long event are scheduled to include the presidents and c.e.o.'s of alcoa, procter & gamble and nike. >> he had been talking about this dream he'd had. he talked about it for years, the american dream, and that it had become his dream and he had been in detroit just a few months before and he had talked about, you know, i have a dream that america will some day realize these principles and the declaration of independence. so i think he was just inspired by that moment. >> sunday on "after words" clayborn carson recalls his journey as a civil rights activist participating in the march on washington. it's part of three days of book tv this weekend, monday, featuring authors and books on the inauguration, president obama and martin luther king jr. >> representative mike thompson of california chairs a democratic task force that's examining g
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